Little Known Black History Fact: Tuskegee University

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Providing top medical programs, including a School of Veterinary Medicine, nearly 75 percent of black veterinarians in America today are Tuskegee graduates. Tuskegee is also credited as the only aerospace engineering department at an HBCU, which was established in 1983.

Tuskegee University is the alma mater of some of the most influential people in history: George Washington Carver, architect Robert R. Taylor, Academy Award & Grammy winner Lionel Richie, Olympic gold medalist Alice Coachman, Congressman Alexander N. Green, four-star General Daniel “Chappie” James Jr., “The Fly Jock” Tom Joyner, noted author Ralph Ellison & inventor Lonnie Johnson.

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